Guest Blog

Is Separating Puppies From Their Mothers Cruel?

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All puppies and kittens mature and ultimately reach an age when a decision is made to either have them stay with Mom or be adopted into a forever home. Yet, what happens to the mother after her puppies have been removed from her? Does she go through a mourning period? Learn more via my veterinary […]

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8 Ways To Make Your Pet Less Lonely

Are you concerned about your pet’s behavioral well being when you are absent from your home? Some pets aren’t comfortable being by themselves despite being in safe confines of their own home. As a result, separation anxiety and a host of abnormal behaviors and health problems can ensue. Learn more via my veterinary expert guest […]

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Can Grass Kill Your Dog?

Grass seems like such a harmless, integral part of nature that appears to dogs, cats, and humans alike. Yet, there can be negative health associated with contact with or consumption of grass. Learn more about grass and your pet’s health via my contributions to this article for PetMD: Can Grass Kill Your Dog? When it […]

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Natural Remedies for Mange in Dogs: Do They Exist?

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Have you ever had a pet suspected or confirmed to have mange? It’s a term for a parasitic organism that infests the skin of dogs, cats, and other animals and people. Mange is nearly always itchy to pets and can present very similar to how bacterial or yeast infection, food or environmental allergies, and other […]

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Dr. Patrick Mahaney on Preventing Pet Obesity & Pet Care Dental Tips for Variety Topics Talks

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Any chance I get to spread the word of holistic pet health through the media is an opportunity to educate owners and improve the lives of pets. Recently, I was asked to return to Variety Topics Talks (VTT) on BlogTalkRadio where VTT’s host Sonia Annetta and I covered pet obesity and dental care. To listen […]

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